Local Organisations

Pangbourne Choral Society
Pangbourne Choral Society was formed in 1973 and therefore recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary. Its 100 members meet once a week on Tuesday evenings in term time at Pangbourne College, Pangbourne, near Reading. The Society welcomes keen singers, young & old, and the more easily embarrassed amongst you will be glad to hear that newcomers are not submitted to an audition.
Pangbourne Tennis Club
Founded in the 1930's, the Pangbourne & District Tennis Club is a small friendly tennis club, based in Pangbourne and serving the surrounding villages. Members of the club live in 3 local counties, although many originate from Yorkshire! The club is based in the Recreation Ground in Pangbourne , has 3 all-weather courts and shares a pavilion with the local bowls club.
1st Purley & Pangbourne Scout Group
Providing Scouting at locations in both Purley and Pangbourne, we are a uniformed youth organisation for boys and girls (6 – 18 years old), offering fun, friendship and adventure through a variety of activities from arts and crafts – to games, exploring the outdoors and adventurous activities – in order to give young people the skills and confidence to take a constructive place in our local, national and international communities. We welcome all backgrounds and also offer volunteering opportunities for adults.
Pangbourne Primary School
Pangbourne Primary School caters for children aged 4 to 11 including nursery education for children from 4 to 5 years of age. The School aims to build on knowledge, skills and experiences gained by the children in their early years and to prepare them academically and emotionally for transfer to Secondary School. The School covers a broad cirriculum giving the pupils a wide experience whilst following the National Cirriculum in core and foundation subjects.
Pangbourne Parish Council
The names and contact details of our Parish Councillors are available as well as an overview of the aims and objectives of the council, with links to the minutes of meetings for the last two years and the agenda for the upcoming meetings
Friends of Pangbourne Primary School
It is our commitment to organise events that are fun, which improve community relations and provide sociable entertainment for children and parents alike and at the same time continue to raise much needed funds for the benefit of all the children at the school now and in the future.
Tidmarsh with Sulham
This independent web site provides news, a calendar of events, and other information or the residents of Tidmarsh, Sulham, and Maidenhatch.
Moor Copse Nature Reserve
This Berkshire reserve is a part of a Sulham and Tidmarsh Woods and Meadows Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) . The ancient woodland is a place of character, variety and great beauty, with its 70 acres comprising a series of three wet woodland copses, a small meadow and a healthy chalk stream.
The Rotary Club of Pangbourne
The Club was Chartered in 1989. Currently there are 33 members. Main annual fundraising events include a Paintings Exhibition, Golf Day Dragon Boat Race on the Thames and Bowlathon. Currently the club raises over £10,000 per annum for mainly local charities, predominantly for the disabled, both old and young.
The Oddfellows, Pangbourne
The Oddfellows has been meeting at various locations in and around Pangbourne since 1912. We are a friendship group that meets on the 1st Wednesday each month at the Elephant Hotel in Church Road, Pangbourne. Our Games & Visits evenings start at 7.30pm, and cost £3.00. If you would like more information please contact Doug on 0118 961 4610 or visit our website www.oddfellows.co.uk or just come along. Feel free to bring a friend with you, we would love to welcome you!
Pangbourne Band
The history of the Pangbourne Band dates back to 1893 when it consisted of fifes and drums. It used to rehearse in a shed behind Mr. Percy Stone's water mill, and although Percy Stone himself is no longer with us, his business still thrives in the village and his son Richard remains a keen supporter of the Band.
Pangbourne College
Pangbourne is an exceptional school: its naval traditions blended sensitively with the educational needs of the 21st century provide a unique framework for the development of young people with a wide range of ability for the challenges that lie ahead. The College is a fully-fledged and distinctive co-educational public school that offers a rich and varied life to its pupils seven days a week. The curriculum is wide-ranging and structured so that all pupils' time is filled constructively.
Pangbourne Valley Playgroup
Offer separate sessions for 2 1/2 -3 year olds and 3-5 year olds, specifically tailored to meet the needs of each age group. With the emphasis on play, activities include cookery, music, singing, painting, water play, craft and dressing up. We have a secure area where children can play outside with a wide range of outdoor toys. We also organize outings and have visits throughout the year.
The Pangbourne and Whitchurch Sustainability Group (PAWS)
was founded in 2010. It is a not-for-profit community organization with the aim to promote and encourage the development of a sustainable local community. PAWS draws together the communities of Pangbourne and Whitchurch to work towards a common purpose. It is independent of, but supported by, both parish councils.
The Basildonians
The leading amateur drama group in Upper Basildon in Berkshire! Membership of the Basildonians is FREE and we have a great time while working hard to produce top-quality theatre in Basildon.
Whitchurch-on-Thames
This is the community website of Whitchurch-on-Thames, which is independently managed by a team of village residents.
Reading & District Natural History
Meetings (on Tuesdays) at Pangbourne Village Hall from 19:30. Visitors are welcome at our meetings and field excursions, and if you want to know more log on to our website rdnhs.org.uk If you wish to become a member contact Norman Hall (on 01189-751499) or Tony Rayner on (01491-651609)